Matt Sansam is digital industries consultant and programme manager for the Technology Strategy Board
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It is no longer a question of tech vs. creativity, rather how digital provides a platform for the two to fuse.
From a business perspective, Europe is currently undergoing a very interesting shift. With confidence in traditional markets and career options at an all-time low after a global recession followed closely by the current uncertainty around the Eurozone, more and more young people are turning to starting their own businesses. Continue reading →
I’ve written for the Telegraph for more than four years and I used to get upset when the trolls attacked; now I don’t give a shit.
The vitriol can sometimes be amazing, such as this stream of abuse when I wrote a piece on corporal punishment in India, but sometimes they are so funny they have to be republished.
So check this anonymous dude ‘resonator’ who trolled after this Tech City piece. I’d love see what he’s like in REAL LIFE… I obviously wound him up – hahaha.
“We made our way around London using Oyster Cards on the Tube, an experience I had never previously undergone and very quaint; but never again.”
So London’s primary mode of transport, used by millions every day, is beneath you?
Your contempt for something fundamental and fairly well run is utterly pathetic.
“Canary Wharf, the East London monstrosity”
Is your article supposed to be humorous? As I don’t see any jokes.
Monty Munford couldn’t cope living in the UK, so left for many years in India only to return in order to write pathetically bitter critiques about London. You can find more about Monty Munford on this hashtag: #loser
The rest of us, who love London, have a message: Monty Munford you are not welcome here.
I was born at West Middlesex Hospital in Isleworth, equidistant between Twickenham rugby ground and Griffin Park, the home of Brentford FC. For the life of me, I chose the latter as my sporting temple.
Like many people born into white suburbia, it was the place where I was born, but it was never my culture. So it is utterly weird that 51 years later I still support Brentford FC, especially because of their perennial fails and preternatural inability to EVER win a Big Game. Continue reading →
The British Library is wonderful and like many places in London it can provide intellectual and quiet relief from the daily grind, and especially the horrors of the Euston Road.
So the news that the British Library along with the National Library of Scotland, the National Library of Wales, the Bodleian Libraries, Cambridge University Library and Trinity College Library Dublin now have the right to archive a copy of every UK digital publication, as they have done with print publications for several centuries, is big news. Continue reading →